The LEGO Mega Mystery Mural in Australia

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Photo Credit: Charles Brewer

Recently at the Sydney Aquarium the world’s largest publicly created LEGO mosaic was built with the aid of Master Model Builder Steve Gerling. Here you can see a section of the 17,280 6×6 knob spaces waiting to be filled.

Photo Credit: Charles Brewer

And here’s Steve himself working on the mosaic. You can really get an idea of size with him standing next to it.

Photo Credit: Charles Brewer

As a sort of “build-by-number” guide each 6×6 plate has the colors printed on them and the back of the plate tells Steve where that particular plate goes on the overall mosaic.

Photo Credit: Charles Brewer
Photo Credit: Charles Brewer

It takes 622,080 1×1 bricks in various colors to build the entire picture!

So, what did the final mosaic look like? Well unfortunately I couldn’t find a picture of the actual mosaic, but I did find a picture of the image:

If you find yourself in Sydney this year, stop by and see the finished mosaic. It will be on display through 2011.

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One Response to “The LEGO Mega Mystery Mural in Australia”

  1. LEGO Google Chrome Logo « Modelbuildingsecrets's Weblog Says:

    [...] such a short timeline to get this all together I decided to do a variation of the LEGO Mystery Mosaic which is normally done with 1×1 bricks and 6×6 plates with the pattern printed on them. [...]

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